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John C. Calhoun

John Caldwell Calhoun was an American statesman from the Democratic party and political theorist from South Carolina who served as the seventh vice president of the United States from 1825 to 1832. He is remembered for strongly defending slavery and for advancing the concept of minority rights in politics, which he did in the context of protecting the interests of the white South when it was outnumbered by Northerners. He began his political career as a... Read More

BornJohn Caldwell Calhoun
March 18, 1782
Abbeville, South Carolina, U.S.
DiedMarch 31, 1850 (aged 68)
Washington, District of Columbia, U.S.
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